If an adult’s heart stops and you’re worried they may have COVID-19, you can still help by performing Hands-Only CPR.
Step 1. Phone 9-1-1 and get an AED.
Step 2. Cover your own mouth and nose with a face mask or cloth. Cover the person’s mouth and nose with a face mask or cloth.
Step 3. Perform Hands-Only CPR. Push hard and fast on the center of the chest at a rate of 100 to 120 compressions per minute.
Step 4. Use an AED as soon as it is available.
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For more information about CPR click here to visit the CDC’s website.
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